Firm Profile > Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil
Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados Offices
Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitscheck, 2041
WTJK – Torre D – 6º andar
Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Real estate Tier 1
Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados has established an excellent reputation in the market for its broad range of real estate services, with founding partner Marcelo Terra considered something of a pioneer. The firm offers strong advice in key ancillary areas, including environmental and planning law, and also has a noteworthy real estate litigation practice, where Natália Japur has a good track record. The team regularly handles complex real estate-related corporate mandates, and also advises on financings, structured products and capital markets listings, areas in which Guilherme Caffaro Terra and Helena Mendonça de Toledo Arruda are especially active. The firm is particularly popular with major real estate investment funds.
‘Marcelo Terra is polite, intelligent and direct, he dominates matters related to real estate law.’
‘I also had the honour of working with Natalia Japur, who is extremely dedicated and professional.’
Public law Tier 5
Clients from regulated industry sectors, ranging from sanitation, transportation, waste management and energy, seek Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados' support in relation to contractual matters and administrative proceedings before local, state and federal entities and regulatory bodies. The practice is well equipped to assist with participation in public bids, execution of government contracts, PPPs, anti-corruption issues and concession agreements. Luis Eduardo Serra Netto, who focuses on administrative and infrastructure matters, oversees the group.
‘Lawyers are committed and provide clients with the best solutions to achieve desired results.’
Sindicato das Empresas de Compra, Venda, Locação e Administração de Imóveis Residenciais e Comerciais de São Paulo – Secovi-SP
Vital Engenharia Ambiental
PLANOVA Planejamento e Construções
Fernandes Arquitetos Associados
Consórcio CQTC Golden Phoenix Monorail
Associação São Paulo Capital da Diversidade
TEAD – Terminais Aduaneiros do Brasil
Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados > Firm Profile
Composed of some of the nation’s most renowned attorneys in their practice areas, Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra is a law firm with 34 partners and 32 associates located in São Paulo, Brazil. Duarte Garcia also has an office in Brasília and maintains associations with law firms in Portugal. Led by Mário Sérgio Duarte Garcia, Marcelo Terra, Mário de Barros Duarte Garcia and Luis Eduardo Serra Netto, the firm has an experienced and successful litigation practice at all levels of jurisdiction, with relevant experience petitioning for the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and Superior Court of Justice (STJ). Duarte Garcia is likewise highly regarded for its legal advisory practice in the areas of Real Estate, Infrastructure and M&A, being frequently honoured by clients, other lawyers from around the country, international and national legal publications, and ranking organisations.
Administrative and infrastructure: Duarte Garcia has wide-ranging experience advising clients on public bids, public service concessions, public-private partnerships, privatisations, and use of public properties. The firm has a long run portfolio related to privatisations, defence on civil public actions and other enforcement measures in administrative and civil sanctions. Civil
Litigation and arbitration: The civil practice provides advice relating to the negotiation and drafting of contracts in general. Representation in judicial proceedings involving matters of civil and corporate law. The firm also has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings as active members of the State of São Paulo Trade Federation Arbitration Commission, the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce, of the US-Brazil Chamber of Commerce and the International Chamber of Commerce.
Compliance and white-collar crime: The team is highly specialised working side-by-side with other practices to provide customised assistance in the implementation of compliance programs, enforcement of compliance policies, private investigations and defence on criminal matters. The white-collar team is experienced in advising and defending clients from police investigations and dawn-raids to petitioning in all levels of jurisdiction.
Corporate and M&A: Duarte Garcia advises in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including due diligence, incorporation of companies, M&A transactions, joint ventures, foreign investment.
Environment: The expertise of the environmental practice includes administrative and judicial litigation in addition to assistance regarding environmental restrictions and licensing imposed by federal, state and local laws.
Labour: Auditing for liability contingencies, negotiation of collective bargaining with work class associations and defence in labour courts are among the expertise of the labour practice. The team is highly specialised in labour claims relating to the health care industry, construction and real estate sectors.
Real estate: Assistance in land use and occupancy regulations, planning and structuring real estate transactions regarding residential, industrial and commercial developments, shopping centres, hotels, multi-use property and others. The firm also advises clients in the emission of financial instruments relating to the real estate market. The team is able to assist clients in the emission of all sorts of financial solutions directed to the property sector such as real estate securities and securitisation products.
Urban: Duarte Garcia has an interdisciplinary team focused on urban law and land occupation issues, having experts in both administrative law and the real estate particularities of municipal regulations. The firm assists clients in all stages of licensing and obtainment of urban authorisations in the administrative and judicial spheres.
Tax: The work of this practice includes tax litigation, preventive assistance and advice as to taxes concerning industrial, commercial and service activities. The firm particularly stands out for its record in tax disputes that affect a large variety of clients playing important roles in the real state and service sector, as a result of its intense practice in both administrative and judicial Courts. It is highly known for the successful implementation of tax strategies in a broad range of commercial and corporate operations.
|Arbitration, Contract, International, Corporate||Mário Sérgio Duarte Garciaemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 210|
|Administrative, Urban, and Infrastructure , Environment, Real Estate, Litigation, Corporate||Marcelo Terrafirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 303|
|Arbitration, Contract, Corporate||Mário de Barros Duarte Garciaemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 212|
|Administrative, Urban, and Infrastructure , Business Litigation and Compliance||Luis Eduardo Menezes Serra Nettofirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 212|
|Administrative, Urban, and Infrastructure||Francisco Ribeiro Gagoemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 247|
|Administrative, Urban, and Infrastructure||Paola M. Szanto Mendes dos Santosfirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 213|
|Real Estate, Investment funds||Guilherme Terraemail@example.com||+55 11 4200 6600 - ext. 258|
|Environment, Litigation||José Carlos Baptista Puolifirstname.lastname@example.org||5511 42006600 - ext. 251|
|Investment funds||Helena Mendonça de Toledo Arrudaemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 294|
|Arbitration, Business Litigation and Compliance , Corporate||Daniel Gustavo Magnane Sanfinsfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 42006600 - ext. 278|
|Arbitration, Business Litigation and Compliance , Contract, Corporate, Family and Succession||Antonio Carlos Petto Junioremail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 250|
|Environment, Business Litigation and Compliance||Douglas Nadalini da Silvafirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 303|
|Labour||Eliane Ribeiro Gagoemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 303|
|White Collar and Compliance||Pedro Simõesfirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 236|
|Tax and Succession||Roberto Junqueira de Souza Ribeiroemail@example.com||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 303|
|Tax and Succession||Jayr Viégas Gavaldão Juniorfirstname.lastname@example.org||+5511 4200 6600 - ext. 303|
|José Antonio Costa Almeida||Partner||View Profile|
|Cesar Augusto Alckmin Jacob||Partner||View Profile|
|Gabriela Braz Aidar||Partner||View Profile|
|Guilherme Caffaro Terra||Partner||View Profile|
|Francisco Capote Valente||Partner||View Profile|
|José Carlos Baptista Puoli||Partner||View Profile|
|Flávio Cascaes de Barros Barreto||Partner||View Profile|
|Natalie Collet Feitosa Lange||Partner||View Profile|
|Helena Mendonça De Toledo Arruda||Partner||View Profile|
|José Guilherme G. Siqueira Dias||Partner||View Profile|
|Daniel Gustavo Magnane Sanfins||Partner||View Profile|
|Natália Japur||Partner||View Profile|
|Roberto Junqueira de Souza Ribeiro||Partner||View Profile|
|Arthur Liske||Partner||View Profile|
|Renata Lorena Martins De Oliveira||Partner||View Profile|
|Ricardo Luiz Iasi Moura||Partner||View Profile|
|Caio Mário Fiorini Barbosa||Partner||View Profile|
|Paola M. Szanto Mendes dos Santos||Partner||View Profile|
|Luis Eduardo Menezes Serra Netto||Partner||View Profile|
|Douglas Nadalini||Partner||View Profile|
|Antonio Carlos Petto Junior||Partner||View Profile|
|Eliane Ribeiro Gago||Partner||View Profile|
|Francisco Ribeiro Gago||Partner||View Profile|
|Mário Sérgio Duarte Garcia||Partner||View Profile|
|Rodrigo Scalamandré Duarte Garcia||Partner||View Profile|
|Adriana Siqueira Fausto Vaz de Lima||Partner||View Profile|
|Marcelo Terra||Partner||View Profile|
|Jayr Viégas Gavaldão Jr||Partner||View Profile|
|Mário de Barros Duarte Garcia||Partner||View Profile|
|Ana Cristina de Moura Carvalho||Partner||View Profile|
|Wilson de Toledo Silva Junior||Partner||View Profile|